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Canada Is Agonizing About Choosing A National Bird

Canada Is Agonizing About Choosing A National Bird The gray jay actually came third in voting behind the loon and the snowy owl, but was chosen following a public debate and deliberations by a panel. It looks like Canadian Geographic's choice of Canada's "national bird" needs some branding. Continua a leggere...

JK Rowling drew upon 'populism politics' for Fantastic Beasts movie

JK Rowling drew upon 'populism politics' for Fantastic Beasts movie The actor won an Academy Award and is starring in JK Rowling's Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them , but there was a time many years ago when he wasn't such a coveted actor. Oscar-winner Redmayne plays Newt Scamander in the latest addition to the " Harry Potter " universe. It had better be good: Fantastic Beasts , which follows eight profitable Harry Potter films, was made for a repo... Continua a leggere...

This polar bear is petting a dog like it's a human

This polar bear is petting a dog like it's a human But this footage, shot by David De Meulles of Manitoba, shows the bear gently stroking the placid animal on the head. A tour guide captured video of a polar bear trying to befriend an Eskimo dog . At this point the pooch, apparently slightly irritated by its wild companion, stands up and begins to walk off - forcing the bear, which has the dog's chain wrapped around its front legs - to back... Continua a leggere...

Bernie Sanders Paints Scary Potential Picture of Trump Presidency on Colbert

Bernie Sanders Paints Scary Potential Picture of Trump Presidency on Colbert The appeal comes as more than 3,000 chanting, sign-waving protesters trudged from Union Square to Trump Tower along Manhattan's storied Fifth Avenue with cries of "We reject!" Sanders has repeatedly condemned much of Trump's rhetoric and released a statement following his win declaring that he'd support the president-elect's policies that aim to improve the lives of working families but ... Continua a leggere...

Crews assessing damage after Illinois gas explosion kills 1

Peoria Journal Star said that at least one fatality has been confirmed in the explosion. Officials called it a gas explosion, but the exact cause was under investigation. The explosion killed Ameren worker Arturo Silva Jr. of Mapleton, who was on a crew called to fix the line. Canton Police Chief Rick Nichols said at a news conference Thursday afternoon that the Opera House was damaged beyond ... Continua a leggere...

Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones are 'mystified' by Trump's victory

Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones are 'mystified' by Trump's victory Commenting on the election of Republican Donald Trump to the USA presidency, Rolling Stones guitarist Ron Wood said "there will be some changes made" in America and "hopefully they'll be good ones", while drummer Charlie Watts commented that a Trump presidency "might be good". Continua a leggere...

'I voted for Trump!': White customer demands special privileges in Starbucks meltdown

'I voted for Trump!': White customer demands special privileges in Starbucks meltdown You are complete trash". Trump. You lost, now give me my money back. The second employee asks the customer not to yell at the first employee in that fashion. I was wrong to get upset, but I was racially discriminated against. Eventually, another patron grows exhausted of the angry Trump voter and confronts him. Continua a leggere...

Trump, Obama praise each other after meeting

Trump, Obama praise each other after meeting Obama said he will do everything he can to help the NY businessman succeed when he takes power in January and urged the country to unite behind the Republican. But the leader of the free world and his successor shook hands for the cameras Thursday at the White House, demonstrating courtesy, if not true friendship, in the wake of Trump'supset defeat of Hillary Clinton . Continua a leggere...

California Sen. Barbara Boxer Introduces Bill to Abolish Electoral College

California Sen. Barbara Boxer Introduces Bill to Abolish Electoral College Remember Mitch McConnell vowing on the first day of President Obama's 2008 election that the Republican Congress's first priority was to ensure he would not win a second term? "Any action by a president or any result of an election or any legislation that is proven flawed can be corrected through the process of democracy", he said. Continua a leggere...

John Lewis wins National Book Award

John Lewis wins National Book Award Colson Whitehead's " The Underground Railroad " has won the National Book Award for fiction presented Wednesday night, November 16, 2016, during a dinner ceremony at Cipriani Wall Street in Manhattan. The National Book Awards are like the Oscars of the literary world. Each National Book Award finalist receives $1,000, a medal, and a citation. "The fullness of who we are, the contradictions ... Continua a leggere...

Gogglebox Star Emails Stephen Hawking with Time Travel Theory

Gogglebox Star Emails Stephen Hawking with Time Travel Theory The girls were served Chocolate Nip Cookies, French Knackeroons, Bum-offee Pie and Sicktoria Sponge otherwise known as CAMEL NIPPLES, TURKEY TESTICLES, COW ANUS AND VOMIT FRUIT. She said: 'I was doing a performance for my mum and dad - I used to put on little shows for them - when all of a sudden, my mouth just drooped and I remember standing in front of the mirror and just screaming. Continua a leggere...

Spanish McGregor Walk A Gasol-Conley Production

Spanish McGregor Walk A Gasol-Conley Production Marc Gasol led the Grizzlies with 22 points and one rebound, Mike Conley added 18 points, seven assists and three rebounds. He was only able to add nine points, but the All Star guard still managed to contribute with six assists and an astounding five steals. Continua a leggere...

Warner Bros. to Acquire Digital Network Machinima

Warner Bros. to Acquire Digital Network Machinima Digital Networks (WBDN), a division launched last June to focus on digital and OTT video services. The acquisition will allow Machinima to accelerate its growth plans, both companies said Thursday in a statement. develops more direct relationships with our consumers". Television Group, said in the statement. "We'll now be able to take full advantage of Warner Bros.' intellectual property, sale... Continua a leggere...

It's no decoy: 'Duck Dynasty' to wrap after 11 seasons

It's no decoy: 'Duck Dynasty' to wrap after 11 seasons It's still A&E's top-rated show, based on total viewers. It's the end of an era as the hit reality television series, Duck Dynasty , will come to a close after being on the air for 11 seasons. " Duck Dynasty ", one of reality TV's biggest hits, starred a successful Louisiana duck call-making family, the Robertsons. Despite the show's success right out of the gate, the series received some n... Continua a leggere...

"Kung Fu Panda" director to helm Warner Bros.' animated "Bone"

Smith, who rejected a potential Nickelodeon show because he didn't agree with their take, has demonstrated protectiveness over his work in the past. He said: " To carry this into the cinematic realm presents both an opportunity to represent what readers of all ages have loved about the series, while pushing animated storytelling into exciting and different areas ". Continua a leggere...

Mallika Sherawat tear-gassed, attacked by masked men in Paris apartment

Mallika Sherawat tear-gassed, attacked by masked men in Paris apartment According to a friend of Sherawat , who spoke to CNN but did not wish to be named, she was left shaken but not seriously hurt. "It's so important to be happy in life", Mallika Sherawat says in the selfie video. A Bollywood actress has been tear gassed and beaten up by three masked intruders while staying at her apartment in Paris , police have revealed. Continua a leggere...

Celtics scatter Mavericks, 90-83

Celtics scatter Mavericks, 90-83 The point guard scored 22 fourth-quarter points and finished with 30 in a 90-83 victory over Dallas at the TD Garden Wednesday night. Thomas scored 20 of Boston's final 24 points to help the Celtics beat back a late Mavericks' surge. Continua a leggere...

This award-winning paper bike helmet could save your life

This award-winning paper bike helmet could save your life As a recent graduate from the Pratt Institute of Design in New York City, Schiffer set out to address the problem faced by bike share programmes around the world, like the Dublinbikes programme in Ireland. Shiffer tested the helmet at Imperial College in London. Inventor James Dyson said: "EcoHelmet solves an obvious problem in an incredibly elegant way". Continua a leggere...

Pink diamond steals show at Geneva auction, fetches $18M

Pink diamond steals show at Geneva auction, fetches $18M The emerald-cut 8.01-carat Sky Blue Diamond, set in a Cartier ring, was sold on Wednesday for a third more than it fetched in 2012 ($12.8 million), said Sotheby's worldwide jewellery division director David Bennett. "Given the rarity of blue diamonds of this size and quality which have ever been unearthed, you'd expect every auction of this kind to be a dogfight", he said before the auction at the... Continua a leggere...

Democratic Party's role is to hold Donald Trump accountable: Bernie Sanders

Democratic Party's role is to hold Donald Trump accountable: Bernie Sanders Sanders rejected the notion out of hand. "On virtually every major issue - raising the minimum wage, climate change, pay equity for women, rebuilding our infrastructure, making public colleges and universities tuition-free - we are the majority", he said . Continua a leggere...


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